Holidays in Brixham

Elberry Cove between Brixham and Paignton

A quiet beach with no facilities. Picturesque surroundings. A 10 minute walk from the nearest car park. Elberry Cove lies between Brixham and Paignton surrounded by woodland and rolling fields. Due to it’s relative inaccessibility and lack of amenities, it is quieter than other beaches on the English Riviera which is no bad thing when […]

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Brixham beaches – Fishcombe Cove

A quiet beach in a picturesque setting. Accessed down a steep path. A seasonal cafe. Fishcombe Cove is a small quiet, beach on the outskirts of Brixham flanked by the red cliffs of this undulating part of the coastline. This creates a pretty vista looking out over the bay to Torquay. It is around a […]

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Torquay beaches – Meadfoot

Free and Pay and Display parking. Rockpooling and safe bathing. Manor Gardens park area nearby. Around a mile away from Torquay harbour around the coastline, Meadfoot Beach has an attractive mix of facilities, safe bathing and (some) free parking. Meadfoot is a desirable part of Torquay where substantial Victorian villas and hotels mix in leafy […]

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Torquay beaches – Oddicombe

Good facilities on the beach Access via Babbacombe Cliff Railway Stone and some sand with safe bathing Blue Flag Award Oddicombe beach is a few miles outside Torquay centre in Babbacombe, a picturesque suburb which is also home to Babbacombe Model Village and Bygones Victiorian Museum. The beach is at the foot of limestone and […]

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The Devon County Show (part 2 of 2)

The Devon County Show is big.  It’s a full pack your walking boots day out with something for everyone.  The show spans over acres and acres around the showground with such a wide range of sights and sounds, it’s difficult to convey in blog post.  So here we go… Animals After all, the Devon County […]

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The Devon County Show (part 1 of 2)

The Devon County Show takes place over three days in mid-May, typically a week before the Spring bank holiday weekend. There’s so much going on at the show it’s too much for one blog posting so here we are looking at visiting the show – everything you need to know before making it through the […]

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